This is a popular science book with a very wide appealContains many fascinating full-colour illustrations and photographsFull of intriguing questions and answers about the true significance of the eye
Simon Ings is a novelist, science writer and occasional wildlife cameraman. The Eye was written in between the birth of his daughter (who makes several appearances in the text) and expeditions to Ladakh, Arabia's Empty Quarter, and Arctic Norway. His science features and interviews have featured on national radio and in magazines as diverse as New Scientist, Wired, and Dazed and Confused. He lives in London.